For the first time since 2002, Serena Williams won the French Open Title. She defeated Maria Sharapova on the morning of June, 8th. Williams now has 16 Grand Slam titles. Williams was upset last year in the first round of the French Open, and since then, she has won titles at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the London Olympics and the season-ending Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Championships. With this victory, Williams has now won a career high 31 matches in a row.